Professor Emeritus (Ph.D. Brandeis University)
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Dr. Meja was educated and taught in Germany and the United States before moving to Newfoundland in 1972. Throughout his career he has worked in the areas of the sociology of knowledge and science, social and political thought, the history of ideas, and political ecology. He is a recognized authority on contemporary German sociology and on the social thought of Karl Mannheim. Dr. Meja has (co)authored or (co)edited thirteen books and over hundred articles, book chapters and encyclopedia entries. His work has been published in or translated into twelve languages, including German, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese and Chinese.